St. Louis Downed 5-0 By Pittsburgh - Shelby Miller Takes Loss
St. Louis was unable to break through against the Pittsburgh pitching staff, losing 5-0 on Friday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh won as a -126 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 8 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 4 RBIs from Garrett Jones in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Shelby Miller worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while St. Louis only had 4.